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Second body found in NZ search for Canadian hikers

2015-07-27 07:01

New Zealand police say they have found and recovered a second body from a field of avalanche debris during a search for two missing Canadian hikers.

Hackers threaten to leak Ashley Madison's 37 million 'cheaters'

2015-07-20 12:15

Hackers claim to have personal details of more than 37 million cheating spouses on dating website Ashley Madison and have threatened to release nude photos and sexual fantasies of the site's clients unless it is shut down.

Controversial Canadian rubbish heads to Philippine landfill

2015-07-14 16:26

Tons of imported Canadian rubbish has been sent to a northern Philippines landfill, ending a two-year standoff with activists who called for the waste to be returned to Canada, officials say.

Hundreds of wildfires ravage Canada

2015-07-10 07:39

Large areas in Canada are battling several hundred fierce forest fires that have caused thousands to flee their homes, local authorities say.

Who is Wendy?

2015-07-09 07:56

It's not every day a dinosaur gets named after you, so Canadian fossil hunter Wendy Sloboda has celebrated in a unique way.

'Canadian Psycho' joins dating site

2015-06-29 22:15

A Canadian man sentenced to life in prison for killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties, has joined a matchmaking website for inmates.

England's 'Lionesses' show their claws

2015-06-28 14:22

England's "Lionesses" have mauled hosts Canada's hopes to advance to their first semi-final at the Women's World Cup.

Canadian oil producers eye hedging catch-up

2015-06-17 18:00

Canadian energy producers are giving up hoping for a big rebound in oil prices, preparing instead to embark on a course of belated hedging if crude prices increase.

Ice age camel bones found

2015-06-10 21:18

Ice age camel bones have been found in northwestern Canada forcing the redrawing of the species' family tree.

Mercedes boss: 'We're not idiots any more'

2015-06-09 08:19

Mercedes breathed a sigh of relief at the 2015 Canadian GP as Lewis Hamilton dominated from pole position.

 

UN asks Canada to do more for indigenous people

2015-07-24 14:19

The Canadian government is responsible for many inequalities affecting indigenous people in the country, the UN says, urging it to do more to support natives.

Cleanup in western Canada after oil sands spill

2015-07-18 14:43

A pipeline leak in western Canada has spilled about 5ml of oil sands, the owner of the affected facility says.

Wildfires rage out of control in parts of Canada

2015-07-11 08:15

Wildfires in Saskatchewan are burning out of control, with one blaze more than five times the size of the province's largest city, Saskatoon.

Bumblebees dying due to climate change

2015-07-09 22:32

Bumblebees are struggling to adapt to global warming and are simply dying rather than migrating northward to cooler climes.

1000s evacuate as wildfires burn in Canada

2015-07-06 23:05

More than 200 forest fires are burning across western Canada, causing a heavy grey haze to settle over the Pacific coast and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.

Pink salmon risk double dose of acidification

2015-06-29 20:05

Pink salmon in the Pacific Ocean face a double threat of acidification linked to greenhouse gas emissions since it slows their early growth in rivers and disrupts the chemistry of seawater.

Canadian cafe shooting leaves two dead

2015-06-24 18:56

Two people are dead and two others are seriously injured after a gunman opened fire at a cafe north of Toronto.

Somali caught in Canada for journalists kidnapping

2015-06-12 18:56

Canadian federal police have announced the arrest of a Somali national in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian and Australian journalists.

Scientists out for dinosaur blood

2015-06-09 22:04

Scientists have discovered what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibres in dinosaur bones, a find that may boost prospects of prising organic remains from a much wider range of fossils.

Bottas puts Williams back on podium

2015-06-08 08:38

'We really needed this result,' said Valtteri Bottas whose third place in Montreal gave Williams its first podium spot of 2015.

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